Deceptive Covid condition emerges

An increasing number of Covid-19 patients are suffering from what is being called “happy hypoxia” ...

College in-person classes not now

In-person classes at colleges and universities will not resume for now as the Covid pandemic is still raging, ...

Free ration to 1,000 Sonagachhi women

One thousand sex workers at Sonagachhi got free ration from an NGO on Sunday. The Covid pandemic has posed a ...

Township drive to kill engine at signal

Motorists as well as two-wheeler riders who pull over at certain traffic signals in New Town and Sector V will...

Calcuttans in solidarity with farmers

About 500 Calcuttans with roots in Punjab joined a rally on Sunday morning to protest the treatment meted out ...

Steel plaques to mark houses of famous Calcuttans

The city will get its own edition of London’s blue plaque that commemorates eminent residents by install...

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Police reach pay of domestic help

Police officials belonging to the New Town Technocity police station are earning kudos for a courier job they have undertaken. They are picking up salaries of the domestic help working in some of the ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Covid-19 pandemic: ‘Exaggeration’ cuffs on 2

Two men have been arrested for allegedly circulating a clip of a Covid-related conversation that police said contained false information and was “motivated and exaggerated”.Naveen Kumar Poddar was...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

What to do when a patient tests positive for Covid-19

Panic sets in at healthcare facilities every time a patient admitted for some other disease tests positive for Covid-19.The Union health ministry’s guidelines on what to do are clear, though.The gui...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.20

Abundant caution behind reluctance to hand over bodies

When a Covid-19 patient dies, there is no family member at the bedside. Visitors are not allowed near such a patient and family members are most likely to be in a quarantine facility far away. Confusi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Can’t sit back, says 99-year-old

Two Salt Lake residents, a 99-year-old engineer and an 82-year-old homemaker, on Tuesday donated Rs 90,000 and Rs 1 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.Mihir Chatterjee, who had retired from th...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Ahiritola band of women help poor with food

A group of 30-odd women, including professionals and homemakers, have been procuring and distributing essential items among the needy in their north Calcutta neighbourhood.“We have been working as a...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Future uncertain, Class XII pupils seek help

Psychiatrists are receiving calls from board examinees, especially those in Class XII, expressing their fears and anxiety as they stare at an uncertain future.In one instance, an “academically brigh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Looming clouds

The city received multiple spells of rain, including a sharp spell, during the day. The end of April is likely to be wetter, the Met office said. Dhapa and adjacent areas off the EM Bypass were the we...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Call for hospital for doctors to be studied

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday addressed the concerns of doctors about their safety while treating Covid-19 patients and their own treatment facilities.In a two-hour meeting with representa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Teacher couple’s Rs 2-lakh aid

An octogenarian couple — retired college teachers — on Monday donated Rs 2 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.Arun Bhattacharyya, 84, who used to teach geology at Jadavpur University, and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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